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2014-08-05 08:40:47

Development of Hitachi's finance function part of its Smart Transformation strategy, signaling broader Japanese market's evolution NEW YORK and TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming and running business processes and operations, has been selected by diversified manufacturing leader Hitachi to transform and outsource a number of finance and accounting (F&A) operations to support Hitachi's Smart Transformation...

2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-08-05 08:28:56

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Paint & Coatings Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/paints/world_paint_coatings_market.htmlGlobal demand to rise 5.2% annually through 2017Global demand for paint and coatings is forecast to rise 5.2 percent per year to 51.6 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $186 billion. Advances will be driven by a strong rebound in global building construction spending, particularly...

2014-08-05 08:28:24

ATEME Expands its Reach into the APAC Region, Delivers High Performance Contribution Solutions to Leading Satellite Provider PARIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry, announced today that Ward, Inc., a provider of satellite services in Nara, Japan, has selected ATEME's Kyrion(TM) CM5000 making it the first satellite provider in Japan to adopt ATEME's contribution technology to support the worldwide broadcast...

2014-08-05 08:28:07

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMK Gaming International Inc. (OTCPINK: CMKI) announced today that it has engaged Route 1 Games, a U.K. game developer and publisher, to develop and publish a digital pachinko game for mobile phones and tablets. CMKI will allow players of its mobile game to win points and rewards that may be redeemed in its pachinko parlor being developed in its Salt Lake City location This year, the CMKI purchased a wholly-owned subsidiary that owns and...

2014-08-04 16:30:52

Sales up across every region and nearly all product categories compared to last year; Americas region shows strongest growth WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $82.7 billion during the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.4 percent over the previous quarter and a jump of 10.8 percent...

2014-08-04 16:25:39

DALLAS, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Ventilators Market to 2020 - TechnicalAdvances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers", which is an August 2014 publication discussing the market, competitive landscape, and trends for three ventilator market segments: Adult/pediatric, neonatal and transport ventilators. It provides comprehensive information on the key trends affecting these segments, and key analytical content on the...

2014-08-04 12:37:09

"It's solid and sturdy rock and roll that pays tribute to its influences without sounding trite. A plethora of experience, influence and respect combine to be translated through the expression of original, no frills, good-time tunes." Something Else! SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Empty Hearts, a new band featuring members of The Cars, Blondie, The Romantics and The Chesterfield Kings, signed to 429 Records which will release their eponymous debut album...

2014-07-31 23:20:07

Dress up the backyard with simple summer containers filled with annuals that shine all summer long. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Outdoor celebrations are in full swing. From weddings to a simple family barbeque, the nation’s backyards and outdoor spaces will be places of sparkling sophistication and leisurely fun. To dress up the great outdoors for any special occasion, party throwers can decorate patios, decks and balconies with The Suntory Collection by creating summer...

2014-07-31 16:27:34

COPPELL, Texas, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health-conscious Japanese consumers are helping Mannatech(®), Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the pioneer of nutritional glycobiology and leading innovator of naturally sourced supplements based on Real Food Technology(®) solutions, grow its international business. According to a report by McKinsey, "Japan has been perceived as one of the world's healthiest societies, thanks to a combination of lifestyle, diet and genetics, and Japanese...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

Tosa
2013-09-19 10:42:47

The Tosa, also known as the Tosa Inu, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in Japan. The dog was developed in the late nineteenth century when various types of European breed like the mastiff, Old English bulldog, and the German pointer were crossed with the Shikoku-Inu breed from Japan. This large breed was very popular as a fighting dog between the years of 1924 to 1933, when there were over five thousand registered Tosa breeders. The Tosa can vary in size depending upon the area...

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